Can you tell Windows 7 from Linux?ZDNet Australia took KDE out into a mall and told people it was Windows 7. And people bought it!
[ Sound effect ] ^M00:00:04 >> Alex: Hey Chris have you ever noticed that KDE4 really looks like Windows 7? >> Chris: Or Windows 7 really looks like KDE4. >> Alex: I wonder what people would think of Windows if it wasn't Windows? ^M00:00:16 [ Sound effect ] ^M00:00:20 >> This is Windows 7. >> Oh, is this the next one up? >> I'm still learning Vista. >> -- something new. >> That's the default desktop we've got there. >> Yeah >> It's quite nice [inaudible]. >> [inaudible] all peeks and stuff. >> Oh, great. >> Wait until it comes up there again. >> Oh wow. >> Yeah, it's got the word processors that will let you know that it's always there. >> Yes, no that looks great. >> Nice style, it looks good. >> You know you're playing your song that's got the thing that comes up with the album up. >> Very cool, so that's all built right in? >> Yeah, the lyrics come up, if I had an Internet connection there would be, you know, further info from like Wikipedia and sources like that -- >> Right, sure. >> That's our little quick overview. >> Very nice. >> So do you use Windows? >> Yes, absolutely. >> Yes, it's a Vista at the moment, yeah. >> Vista, Vista, yeah. >> [inaudible] >> Would you switch to the new one? >> Yeah, it looks a lot more like Ethel's. >> Yes, it looks much easier, definitely. >> So I guess I would certainly consider it, yeah. The problem is you kind of always worry there's bugs in the system. I know there's some people [inaudible] XP yet. >> I'm not sure I'm still trying to get used to Vista. >> I'm still having a hard time with Vista. >> I quite like the fancy style and the way the windows swish [inaudible]. >> Oh, I was hoping [inaudible]. >> Yeah, I think it's very good. >> This is easier to use then sure I would, yeah, why not? >> Is that what's most important to you easy to use? >> It is and speed of application because I tend to multi-task a lot and I have a lot of things running. >> Easy to use, definitely. The Vista was a bit hard for me to get user-friendly with. >> Easy to work around do you know what I mean? Otherwise you get so fed up with it and then I turn it off. >> Chris: So what did we learn today Alex? >> Alex: People really like new stuff. >> Chris: But we already knew that. >> Alex: People don't know what Windows 7 looks like or what [inaudible] looks like. >> Chris: Are you saying that we learned nothing? >> Alex: Nothing. ^E00:02:27